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    Researchers have determined that patients who are smokers have 18% chance of contracting a serious illness, whereas only .06 probability that a non smoker will contract a serious illness.

    23% are all smokers
    77% non smokers

    What is the probability that a given patient if the patient has a serious illness?

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    23 % are all smokers. That is 23 smokers out of 100

    77% non smokers. That is 77 ...

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